Athens Weather in August

What's the weather like in Athens (Greece) in August 2021?

The climate in Athens during August can be summarized as hot and very dry.

August is in the summer in Athens and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

Athens weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.2°C 88.2°F
Nightly temperature 20.8°C 69.4°F
Average temperature 26°C 78.8°F
Daily sunshine 12.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 6 mm 0.2 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 25°C 77.1°F
Humidity 48%
Windspeed 9kph 6 mph

On average August is the driest month of the year in Athens with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.4 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Athens

Athens average temperature in August

August rainfall

Athens average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Athens average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Athens in August 2021.

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Athens weather stats

Athens weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.3°C 88.3°F
Driest month: August 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: August 12.4hrs
Coldest month: January 11.8°C 53.2°F
Wettest month: December 80mm 3.1ins
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